3 Apr 2020

Classic Rock reviews Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs album 'Viscerals'

They say:

Pigs X 7 have reined in some of their more digressive tendencies of late, and this follow-up to 2018’s King Of Cowards does away with the superfluous fat to deliver a trimmer, more focused set of songs that, if anything, punch a little harder. 

The Newcastle five-piece are imposing at full tilt. On Reducer, over crashing chords and Christopher Morley’s battering drums, frontman Matt Baty yells: ‘I’m not here for my health’, suggesting there’s more to the band’s mission than mere noise. 

Indeed there’s a healthy sense of experimentation, peaking with wondrous prog-metal epic Halloween Bolson. 

There are hooks too, at their most potent on Crazy In Blood, which feels like a heavily accelerated cousin of Sunn O)))...

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